My DD is 9 months old and has become really clingy for the last couple of weeks. When she is awake she needs to be next to me or crawling over the top of me the whole time. if I get up she instantly starts crying and pulls herself up on me and screams until I pick her up. I have to carry her around to do everything (even go to the toilet).

Is this just a stage? will she grow out of it soon? She is otherwise very healthy. Any suggestions on what others have done would be really appreciated.